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liver measurement +     
liver lesion measurement +   
liver lipid measurement +   
The quantification of a morphological or physiological parameter of lipids, any of a structurally diverse group of organic compounds that are insoluble in water but soluble innonpolar solvents that, among other biological functions, serve as a source of fuel and are an important constituent of cell structure, occurring in the liver, the large, dark-red organ located in the cranial portion of the abdomen of vertebrates, just behind or below the diaphragm, the functions of which include storage and filtration of blood; secretion of bile; detoxification of noxious substances; conversion of sugars into glycogen; synthesis and breakdown of fats and temporary storage of fatty acids; and synthesis of serum proteins.
liver mineral measurement +   
liver morphological measurement +   
liver physiological measurement +  
liver protein/peptide measurement +  

Exact Synonyms: hepatic lipid content measurement ;   hepatic lipid measurement
Xrefs: EFO:0006506
Definition Sources: Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, ISBN:978-1416049982, Saunders:Saunders_Comprehensive_Veterinary_Dictionary--3rd_Ed

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